How To Help Students Relax When Playing The Piano

Newsflash! Tension and pain is not just ‘part of the deal’ when playing the piano. So why do so many students suffer from this problem? There many reasons

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How To Help Students GET The True Value Of Scales

I’m just going to come right out and say it. I love scales! Scales give us the key to unlocking the mysteries of music (pun intended). They are

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3 Secrets To Improving Your Student’s Sight Reading

If your students struggle with sight reading they could be looking at too much of the detail and not enough of the bigger picture. Maybe they’ve so far

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The Creative Vs Traditional Piano Teaching Debate. Where Do You Stand?

I have to admit, I didn’t come across the term “creative” piano teaching until about 3 years ago. I hadn’t considered if I was a creative piano teacher

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How To Use Story To Write Music Like a Film Composer

Have you ever wondered how film composers write their scores? Where do they start? How do they develop their ideas? How does the music pair so perfectly with

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5 Creativity Sparkers To Kick Start Your Compositions When You Have No Ideas

Have you or your students ever started composing music with no ideas and no strategy? Much like writer’s block, a similar kind of paralysis can happen with composers

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3 Big Sight-Reading Mistakes And How To Fix Them

I’m sure many of you are amazing sight-readers, but if you’re like me, to say you’ve struggled with it, is an understatement. Maybe sight reading has always come

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How To Teach Piano Better By Showing Up With Purpose

Do you ever feel like sometimes you’re teaching on autopilot? You want to be a teach piano better but you show up with no plan except to continue

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How To Figure Out Your Piano Teaching Niche

Learning how to figure out your piano teaching niche is one of the best things you can do for both your business and your self-confidence as a teacher.

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